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CDC Eviction Moratorium: Key Resources for the Public


Update: the Moratorium has been extended to March 31, 2021.  We will be adding addtional links shortly.

On Sept. 1, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order entitled “Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19.” The Order declares a national moratorium on certain residential evictions. Below are important resources relared to the moratorium.

Source Materials:


Summaries, Analysis, and Advocacy:


Materials for Tenants:


Other State and Federal Pronouncements on CDC Order:


​State Court Implementation:



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